Visual Magic Public Programs

Visual Magic Members Reception
Friday, January 18, 5 – 7 p.m.
Tour at 6 p.m. 

Visual Magic Public Exhibition Preview
Friday, January 18, 7 – 8 p.m.

Free Weekend at the JSMA
Saturday, January 19 – Sunday, January 20, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Enjoy a free weekend of admission at the JSMA with your chance to explore our newest exhibitions!

Visual Magic Gallery Talk - Travel
Saturday, January 19, 2 p.m.
University of Oregon alumni Margaret Coe, Bets Cole, Robert Gamblin, and Ken O’Connell discuss their works on view and how travel provides inspiration.  

Visual Magic Gallery Talk – Color and Abstraction
Saturday, February 9, 2 p.m.
Sandy Brooke, George D. Green, Carol Hausser, and Nancy Lindburg discuss their paintings on view and their approaches to color and abstraction. 

Visual Magic Gallery Talk – Landscape and Environment
Saturday, March 2, 2 p.m.
Robert Dozono, Sue-Del McCulloch, Sandra Roumagoux, and Richard Thompson discuss their paintings on view and how they respond to landscape and the environment in their work.

Curator’s Lecture: Visual Magic: The Oregon Connection
Wednesday, April 3, 5:30 p.m.
Danielle Knapp, McCosh Curator discusses the group of artists invited to participate in Visual Magic and their education and activities in Oregon in the 1960s and ’70s.

Visual Magic Gallery Talk – The Human Figure
Saturday, May 4, 2 p.m.
Jeri Hise, George Johanson, Connie Kiener, and Laura Ross-Paul discuss their paintings on view and how they approach the human figure in their work.